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Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital Emily Howatt Pliskatt Pediatric Unit


2855 Schoenersville Rd.
Bethlehem, PA 18017

Phone: 1-888-44-REHAB
Fax: (610) 807-4205

Good Shepherd Pediatrics is the only provider in the region offering inpatient rehabilitation with specialized programs to treat children with complex medical and congenital conditions.

The physicians, nurses and therapists at the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital Pediatric Unit provide compassionate rehabilitation care to children up to age 21.

Conditions treated 

  • Amputation
  • Brain injury
  • Burns
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Complex respiratory problems
  • Feeding disorders
  • Multiple fractures
  • Orthopedic conditions
  • Post-surgery
  • Prematurity
  • Skills regression
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic injury
  • Wounds

Programs Offered

Multidisciplinary Care Team

  • Pediatric physiatrist and pediatric hospitalist
  • Nursing
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Recreational therapy
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Care management
  • Neuropsychology
  • Counseling
  • Dietary

Families are an Important Part of the Care Team

Families play an important role in all steps of a child’s recovery. That’s why visits and overnight stays by family members are encouraged at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital Emily Howatt Pliskatt Pediatric Unit. Patients and family members are placed in the center of the care plan, with the goal of returning the child to home, school and the community. Every effort is made to accommodate cultural and spiritual needs.

The Pediatric Unit staff works with parents and family members on caring for the child, using special equipment and home modification.

Expertise and Compassion

The Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital Emily Howatt Pliskatt Pediatric Unit is the only CARF-accredited pediatric rehabilitation facility in eastern Pennsylvania, and one of only two in the state.

  • Pediatric physiatrist and pediatric hospitalist on-site
  • Majority of staff hold a rehabilitation-specific certification
  • High patient and family satisfaction

Schedule a Tour

For more information or to schedule a tour, please call 1-888-44-REHAB or fill out the form below.

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